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spat·u·la

 (spăch′ə-lə)
n.
1. A small implement having a broad, flat, flexible blade that is used to mix, spread, or lift material.
2. Chiefly British A tongue depressor.

[Latin, flat piece of wood, splint, diminutive of spatha, broadsword; see spathe.]

spat′u·lar adj.
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spatula

(ˈspætjʊlə)
n
(Cookery) a utensil with a broad flat, often flexible blade, used for lifting, spreading, or stirring foods, etc
[C16: from Latin: a broad piece, from spatha a flat wooden implement; see spathe]
ˈspatular adj
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spat•u•la

(ˈspætʃ ə lə)

n., pl. -las.
an implement with a broad, flat, usu. flexible blade, used for blending or transferring foods, mixing drugs, spreading plaster, etc.
[1515–25; < Latin: a flat piece, batten =spath(a) spathe + -ula -ule]
spat′u•lar, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spatula - a turner with a narrow flexible bladespatula - a turner with a narrow flexible blade
blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
food turner, turner - cooking utensil having a flat flexible part and a long handle; used for turning or serving food
2.spatula - a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread soft substances
blade - the flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge
hand tool - a tool used with workers' hands
palette knife - a spatula used by artists for mixing or applying or scraping off oil paints
putty knife - a spatula used to mix or apply putty
slice - a spatula for spreading paint or ink
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Translations
مِبْسَط الصَّيْدَلي لِمَزْج الألْوانمِلْعَقَةُ الْبَسْط
lopatkašpachtlestěrka
paletknivspatelpalet
PfannenwenderSpachtelSpatel
lastaspaatteli
lopatica
spatula
spaðispaîi
へら
주걱
mentelė
lāpstiņa
spatelsteker
stierka
spatel
ไม้พายที่ใช้ทำอาหาร
dao bay

spatula

[ˈspætjʊlə] Nespátula f
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spatula

[ˈspætʃʊlə] nspatule f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

spatula

nSpachtel m; (Med) → Spatel m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

spatula

[ˈspætjʊlə] nspatola
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

spatula

(ˈspӕtjulə) , ((American) -tʃu-) noun
a kind of tool with a broad blunt blade. Spread the icing on the cake with a spatula.
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spatula

مِلْعَقَةُ الْبَسْط stěrka paletkniv Spachtel σπάτουλα espátula lasta spatule lopatica spatola へら 주걱 spatel stekespade szpatułka espátula лопаточка spatel ไม้พายที่ใช้ทำอาหาร spatül dao bay 刮刀
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spat·u·la

n. espátula.
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